Cristopher columbus a Italian explorer for Spain , looking for a faster and safer route to Asia,landed in America 1492
Pineda 1519 set out to Jamaica to map the gulf of mexico and he was the first European to observe the Texas coast.
1519 Cortez el conquistador was sent to mexico and the Aztecs viewed cortez and his men as god because of there horses and armor. The help of the Aztecs gave spain a mainland.
Spain a mainland. The Aztecs possesed gold and silver wich made spain very rich.
1528 Cabeza de vaca ship wrecked by a hurricane the karankawas gave them food and shelter but cabeza de vaca thought they were treated badly, he and some of his men came back and said the found the city of gold (cibola)was a lie.
shelter, cabeza de vaca thought they were treated badly,he and some of his men came back and said they found a city o
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ignored Texas until another country took interest in 1684.
Cornado el conquistador and more than 1,000 men went to search for the gold city in 1540. They explored my places but never found the city. the Spanish ignored Texas until another contry took interest in 1684.
that they found a city of gold (cibola) wich was a lie
Established Fort. st. louis 1643 he sailed to mississippi to the gulf of mexico and he died in 1687.